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Canada’s NEB approves Orca LNG export license

Jul 28, 2015

Canada’s National Energy Board has approved an application by Orca LNG Ltd., Cypress, Tex., for a 25-year natural gas export license (OGJ Online, July 16, 2015).

Excelerate gets FERC okay for Aguirre offshore GasPort project

Jul 27, 2015

Excelerate Energy LP, The Woodlands, Tex., has been granted authorization by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, to site, construct, and operate the proposed Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project offshore Puerto Rico.

Cidade de Marica FPSO arrives in Brazil for module integration

Jul 27, 2015

Petroleo Brasilierio SA (Petrobras) reported that the Cidade de Marica floating production, storage, and offloading vessel is berthed at Brasa shipyard in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil for module lifting and integration following a 19,678-km trek from China.

Watching Government: Latvia's gas challenges

Jul 27, 2015

Latvia reclaimed its independence when the Soviet Union broke up in 1991.

DOE official: LNG exports could be limited by silt-clogged waterways, ports

Jul 27, 2015

Silt, which is increasingly filling US waterways and ports, potentially could limit US LNG exports if it is not dredged soon, a top US Department of Energy official warned.

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Jul 27, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Cornyn calls for more US energy exports in wake of Iran deal

Jul 23, 2015

US Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Tex.) said it would be geopolitically, economically, and strategically absurd for the US to maintain outmoded oil and gas export restrictions while permitting Iran to increase its sales to foreign customers under the recently concluded nuclear arms limitation agreement.

BC bill advances Pacific Northwest LNG

Jul 22, 2015

The British Columbia legislature has passed a controversial bill enabling the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG export project to advance (OGJ Online, Mar. 17, 2014).

Excelerate FSRUs complete LNG transfer at Pakistan terminal

Jul 22, 2015

Excelerate Energy LP, The Woodlands, Tex., reported the completion of the first ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG at the Engro Elengy LNG terminal in Port Qasim, Pakistan.

Study looks at gas transmission, storage sites’ methane releases

Jul 21, 2015

A comprehensive study of US natural gas transmission and storage operations found total methane emissions from 2,292 on-site measurements, additional emissions data from 677 facilities, and activity data from 922 facilities were 27% lower than emissions for the industry in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

OGJ Newsletter

Jul 20, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

PHMSA issues state pipeline excavation damage prevention programs rule

Jul 17, 2015

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a final rule to establish the process for evaluating state excavation damage prevention programs and enforcing federal standards in states where such requirements are inadequate or do not exist.

US House panel grills PHMSA's interim chief over pipeline safety delays

Jul 17, 2015

Members of a US House Energy and Commerce subcommittee asked US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Interim Executive Director Stacy Cummings why several significant provisions of a federal pipeline safety law passed in 2011 have yet to be implemented.

EIA: US oil output fell 50,000 b/d in May

Jul 17, 2015

Total US crude oil production dropped 50,000 b/d in May compared with April and is expected to continue falling through early 2016 before growth resumes, according to the US Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

Advocates urge US to end its crude export ban in Iran agreement's wake

Jul 17, 2015

Advocates called for removing the US ban on exports of domestically produced crude oil in the wake of the July 14 international nuclear weapons agreement with Iran that also would lift sanctions on that country's crude sales.

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